Wage & Hour News

You Win Some, You Lose Some: But Plaintiff Wants to Keep Winning

Los Angeles, CA: In a decision that will be of interest to any California resident intent on bringing individual wage and hour claims against an employer in addition to claims under The Private Attorneys General Act of California (PAGA), a three-judge appellate panel recently determined that any plaintiff having settled individual claims is barred from continuing with a claim under PAGA.

January 7, 2018

From the Ashes of a California Wage and Hour Class Action, Another Appears

San Diego, CA: A California wage and hour lawsuit that was originally put forward as a class action has been amended to allow class participants the opportunity to pursue their wage and hour claims individually. To that end, all class claims associated with the plaintiffs’ fourth amended complaint have been stricken, following approval by US Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte earlier this month.

November 3, 2017

California Wage & Hour Lawsuit Settles for $5 Million, but Some Remain Unhappy

San Francisco Bay, CA: A California wage and hour lawsuit alleging exotic dancers toiling in the Bay area were underpaid, has been settled after a US District Court Judge earlier this month granted her approval to the $5 million settlement.

September 24, 2017

Apple Inc. Ordered to Pay $2 Million to Settle Lawsuit over Pay, Meal and Rest Periods

San Diego, CA: A lawsuit that appeared to fly under the radar last year in spite of involving what is considered one of the largest corporations in the world, resulted in an order for Apple Inc. to pay $2 million to class participants in a class action lawsuit alleging missed meal breaks, rest periods and failure to pay employees in a timely manner. Meal breaks and rest periods are mandated by California law as a means to ensure employees are well rested and nourished, and not overcome by working too many hours at a time without pause for food and rest, potentially leading to an unsafe situation. The California Division of Labor Enforcement is one such branch of the California legislative authority mandating employers, small and large, to look out for the rights, and wellbeing of their employees.

September 22, 2017

California Wage & Hour Lawsuit Settles for $3.5 Million

Los Angeles, CA: A previously-negotiated California wage & hour settlement worth $3.5 million between clothier Ann Inc. and over 8,000 participants in a class action lawsuit was granted final approval earlier this month by a California Superior Court judge. The approval brings an end to litigation asserting unpaid wages and missed meal breaks.

August 29, 2017

California Wage and Hour Class Action Seeks Nearly $19 Million

San Francisco, CA: A proposed wage and hour class action lawsuit filed near the beginning of the year in California state court is seeking nearly $19 million in unpaid wages and other damages from defendant T-Mobile.

July 31, 2017

Eight-Year Wage and Hour Litigation Likely Looking at $21 Million Settlement

Los Angeles, CA: A California wage and hour class action that has been on the books since 2009 is finally nearing its conclusion, following release of details involving a mediated settlement worth $21 million. The plaintiffs, employees of US Security Associates Inc. (USSA), last week urged a federal court in the Golden State to grant preliminary approval to the deal.

June 30, 2017

California Wage & Hour Lawsuit Against MLB in Rain Delay

Oakland, CA: As the major league baseball season continues to roll along, a wage & hour lawsuit against Major League Baseball brought by minor leaguers over rates of pay and other issues continues to traverse a rocky path akin to the bases loaded in the 9th, with nobody out in a tie game and you’re the team pitching…

May 17, 2017

Nike Hit with California Wage and Hour Lawsuit

San Clemente, CA: Retail giant Nike has been hit with a wage and hour lawsuit based out of California that alleges numerous violations to California wage and hour law, as well as other employment tenets. The most compelling aspect of the lawsuit is the alleged requirement by defendant Nike Retail Services Inc. that store employees, alleged to be earning minimum wage, are required to buy their own uniforms and do so several times in a year.

April 8, 2017

Having Once Struck Out, Minor League Players Finally Get to First Base

San Francisco, CA: With spring training underway in southern climes, and the Major League Baseball season about a month away, the timing for certification of a once-rejected wage and hour class action lawsuit seems somewhat appropriate for the time of year, not to mention a source of relief for a collective of minor league players having already faced a rejection of their proposed class action lawsuit.

March 9, 2017
Page: 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  -  10»  -  18   Next»

Legal Help Form

Please complete this form or call 1-866-495-3863 to request a review of your complaint by an attorney.